crime

25-year-old man arrested for stabbing mother to death

10 Comments

Police in Zentsuji, Kagawa prefecture, said Wednesday they have arrested an unemployed 25-year-old man on suspicion of fatally stabbing his 52-year-old mother at their home.

According to police, Hikaru Yasukawa is suspected of stabbing his mother Eiko as she slept at around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday. NTV reported that the victim suffered multiple stab wounds to her stomach.

Yasukawa was picked up by police at around 7:30 a.m. walking by himself four kilometers away in Marugame City. A knife believed to have been used in the attack was found near the apartment.

The victim lived with her parents and her son. Her parents heard her crying out in pain and called 119. She was taken to hospital where she was pronounced dead

Meanwhile, local media reported that in 2013, Eiko consulted police after Hikaru beat her.

© Japan Today

©2020 GPlusMedia Inc.

10 Comments
Login to comment

I wonder if it was the "get a job" thing that set him off.

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

Japanese society has gotten completely over their head. Makes me cringe to read such an article being reported.

-1 ( +2 / -3 )

I was literally kicked out of the house at 18. Best thing that ever happened to me.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

Filial piety is alive and well

-2 ( +0 / -2 )

sad.

3 ( +4 / -1 )

Dennis BauerJun. 18, 2015 - 09:42AM JST I wonder if it was the "get a job" thing that set him off.

OR she did not gave him his Pachinko allowance for that day.

-1 ( +1 / -2 )

i'm guessing he was unemployed.

-4 ( +1 / -5 )

According to police, Hikaru Yasukawa is suspected of stabbing his mother Eiko as she slept at around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday. NTV reported that the victim suffered multiple stab wounds to her stomach.

What a low-life

2 ( +2 / -0 )

Nothing spells loser more than beating and murdering your own mother.

4 ( +4 / -0 )

RIP

0 ( +0 / -0 )

Login to leave a comment

Facebook users

Use your Facebook account to login or register with JapanToday. By doing so, you will also receive an email inviting you to receive our news alerts.

Facebook Connect

Login with your JapanToday account

User registration

Articles, Offers & Useful Resources

A mix of what's trending on our other sites